Scottish Licensing (7094)

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2020
Coming soon: registrations from December 2020

To hold a licence to sell or serve alcohol in Scotland, you need a recognised qualification, and to work in Scottish licensed premises you must have sufficient training.

These short courses give licence holders the skills they need. The licence holders' qualification covers both Off Sales (shops) and On Sales (pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants).

These are the updated 2020 qualifications and replace City & Guilds Scottish Licensing (7104)
The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders is for anyone applying for a license to sell or serve alcohol in Scotland.

The Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (Refresher) is for anyone who holds a current PLH qualification and needs to update their learning in order to continue to hold a full licence.

Students for this qualification must be aged 18 years or older. This is a requirement of the Scottish licencing authorities.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
You'll cover things like:
  • the different types of licence in Scotland, and the roles and responsibilities of licensing organisations and licence holders
  • regulations (such as licensing hours and age limits) and the penalties for breaking them
  • conflict situations and how to manage them
  • the effects of alcohol on society and health
  • sensible drinking and misconceptions about alcohol.
You'll learn in a group with your training provider. After the training, you'll complete an online test or a written paper that takes no more than 45 minutes.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
After taking the Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders you're qualified to apply for and hold a personal licence so your establishment can serve or sell alcohol.
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
You will deliver the qualification in a classroom setting. Learners are assessed through a short online test or paper exam.

To find all the resource requirements, download the course handbooks from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 6

These qualifications are ideal if you are applying for a licence to sell alcohol, or you work or want to work anywhere that sells alcohol. You need a recognised qualification showing you have the skills and knowledge for these responsible roles.
Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders at SCQF Level 6 (7094-11)
Last Registration Date: 01 May 2024 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 01/05/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (Refresher) at SCQF Level 6 (7094-21)
Last Registration Date: 01 May 2024 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (Refresher) at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 01/05/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form